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Today's News

  • Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival is Dec. 3-5

    The Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival kicks off Friday, Dec. 3, with the Marion County Homemakers Christmas Bazaar and continues through Sunday, Dec. 5, ending with The Beautiful Music of Christmas concert at St. Augustine Catholic Church.

    A 2010 Kentucky Top 10 Winter/Holiday event, the festival features 15 events in one weekend throughout Marion and Washington counties. The festival includes light shows, parades, tours, live entertainment, visits with Santa and other family activities.

  • Is tourism's future in doubt?

    Jim Richardson resigned from the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission (LTCC) last week stating that he no longer has the energy to fight Lebanon City Councilman Kenny Marrett who, as Richardson put it, is on a "mission to destroy" the LTCC.

  • Service learning

    Students at Lebanon Middle School have embraced Wreaths Across America as a way to honor the veterans in our community. 

    "We wouldn't have anything without them," said Allie Evans, a seventh-grader at LMS.

  • Wreaths Across America at noon Dec. 11

    At noon Saturday, Dec. 11, members of the community will gather together to honor veterans during the holiday season as part of the annual Wreaths Across America Day.

    The Patriot Guard Riders of Kentucky and the group Honoring Lebanon's Hero's have volunteered to conduct the WAA ceremony this year at the Lebanon National Cemetery starting at noon. Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember all soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who served, honor their sacrifices, and teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms.

  • 'Tis the Season

    Let's cut to the chase. Normally, I'm not this on top of things, especially my Christmas shopping.

    But as it turns out, I've taken care of almost everyone on my shopping list.

    And because I've been diligently contemplating what to get the people on my list, I've also come across some ideas that may help you as well. If you are like me, finding the right gift for a few people is always more difficult than you expect.

  • Tourism has invested in the community

    The following is similar to the resignation letter Jim Richardson submitted to Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw and Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission Chairwoman Carlotta Brussell. Richardson has served on the tourism commission since its inception, but he resigned last week.

  • Bedbugs, TSA cause cancellation of big tour

    By JoBerta Wells

    Landmark News Service

     

    You will be sad to find out that I have had to cancel my grand tour of the country. I know you were looking forward to my travelogue in The Casey County News. Well, it couldn’t be helped, you know. There were too many things against me.

  • Technology can present problems

    By Frank Johnson

    Landmark News Service

     

    Have you ever had one of these moments?

  • FSA ballots have been mailed

    Election ballots for local Farm Service Agency committee members were mailed for Local Administrative Area 2 on Nov. 5.
    The election of responsible agricultural producers to FSA committees is important to all farmers, whether large or small.
    It is critical that every eligible producer take part in the upcoming election because county committees are direct links between the farm community and the Unites States Department of Agriculture.

  • Early Filed 12-01-10

    135 years ago
    Dec. 1, 1875
    Progress report
    From the Bradfordsville correspondent: Our mill at this place is doing a fine business, running day and night. And its new owner, Mr. Terhune, judging from the way he makes things move, expects to make it grind if there’s any grind in it. This mill is now new and splendidly equipped, having a force pump that sucks water from the Rolling Fork, a distance of 350 yards. This certainly is a great improvement as, heretofore water had to be hauled in wagons.